Definition of Amoeban

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or resembling amoebae. "Amoebic dysentery"

Exact synonyms: Ameban, Amebic, Amebous, Amoebic, Amoebous
Derivative terms: Ameba, Ameba, Ameba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba
Partainyms: Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba, Amoeba



Definition of Amoeban

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of ameban) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amoeban

1. amoeba [adj] - See also: amoeba

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoeban

amniotome
amniotomies
amniotomy
amobarbital
amobarbital sodium
amobarbitals
amock
amodiaquine
amodiaquine hydrochloride
amoeba
amoebacide
amoebae
amoebaean
amoebaism
amoebalike
amoeban (current term)
amoebas
amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis
amoebic dysentery
amoebic granuloma

Literary usage of Amoeban

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"Amongst the amoeban ... But, strange as it may appear, there exists no room for doubt, that although the amoeban ..."

2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1866)
"But there are other features of amoeban life to which we have not alluded, because we conceive that we possess as yet too little information about them to ..."

3. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1865)
"... depicted be indeed of the amoeban type. And I venture to hope that it will be recognised as confirming the views above expressed, inasmuch as I am in a ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1874)
"While, then, much that is puzzling and enigmatical remains unsolved, enough is evidenced to show the immediate "amoeban" affinity * Wallich : " On the ..."

5. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"further advance upon the amoeban type. The substance of its body exhibits a very clear differentiation between the homogeneous hyaline ecto- sarc (B, a, d), ..."

6. Contributions to the Study of the Behavior of Lower Organisms by Herbert Spencer Jennings (1904)
"Hist. (3), Vol. n, pp. 365-371, pl. 9. 1863 c. Further observations on the distinctive Characters, habits, and reproductive phenomena of the amoeban ..."

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